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Thermoforming Machines

Use the "Move Left" and "Move Right" links below to navigate around the machine.  Featured areas in the image are numbered and described in the "Featured Areas" section located below the image.

Thermoforming Machine Safety Tour - Slide 48
Featured Areas
(1) Canopy hoods provide ventilation and are used to remove gases and vapors emitted from decomposing plastic that may be irritating to eyes and respiratory tract if employees are exposed. [Photo description: Highlighted area includes a silver fume canopy above the thermoforming machine.] View close-up
(2) These are the air and electric lines. [Photo description: Highlighted area includes air and electric lines that run along the floor between the nip roller area and the sheet intake area.] View close-up
(3) This is the Unwind Stand (located at the feed end of this device) [Photo description: The highlighted area includes a white metal stand.] View close-up

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